Radiographic Assessment and Radiation Therapy for Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma
November 27, 2018 | Online

Overview

About the Program:

This one hour webinar features two presentations:

 Dr. Ritu Gill will address Radiographic Assessment of Patients with Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma. Topics to be discussed include:

  •  Role of imaging in evaluation of patients with MPM before and after multimodality treatment.
  • Evaluation of complications related to treatment
  • Novel techniques and imaging strategies that can help stratify patients.

 Dr. Daniel Gomez will review Radiation Therapy for Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma. This presentation will address:

  • Radiation treatment options for malignant pleural mesothelioma
  • Indications, fields, and controversies regarding the role of radiation therapy 

What you should expect to learn

After attending this activity learners will be able to:

  • Provide an update on radiographic assessment of patients with Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma (MPM) before and after multimodality treatment.
  • Discuss radiation treatment options for MPM.
  • Address indications, fields and controversies regarding the role of radiation therapy for MPM.
  • Identify ongoing clinical trials that are likely to impact patient care in the near future.

The presentation will also provide a description of radiation techniques in the setting of extrapleural pneumonectomy, pleurectomy/decortication, and in inoperable patients.

This is CME.

Ritu R. Gill, MD, MPH
Department of Radiology,
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center,
Harvard Medical School,
Boston, Massachusetts

Daniel Gomez, MD
Department of Radiation Oncology
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, Texas

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